Submission
ID 111679
Submitting Entity The World Resources Institute (WRI)
Submitted for Thirteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP-13)
 
Main Information
Title Climate Benefits, Tenure Costs: The Economic Case for Securing Indigenous Land Rights in the Amazon
Description The World Resources Institute report quantifies the economic value of securing land rights for communities who live in and protect forests and offers evidence that the modest investment needed to secure land rights for indigenous communities will generate billions in return for local communities (economically, socially and environmentally).
Web Link /doc/case-studies/inc/cs-inc- wri-en.pdf
 
Additional Information
Countries Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
Brazil
Colombia
Ecosystems Forest Biodiversity
Regions Latin America and the Caribbean
Incentive Measures Economic Valuation
Keywords Climate change
Deforestation
Economics, trade and incentive measures
Forest biodiversity
Indigenous and local communities
 
 
  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme